Living in Australia we are a long distance from almost everywhere in the world when it comes to popular travel destinations. Unlike the British, who can just pop over to the continent for a weekend escape, skiing the Alps in the winter or heading to the south of Spain for summer. However we are reasonably…
My philosophy is to always experience travel destinations for myself rather than rely on the opinion of other travellers. What may not appeal to some could easily appeal to my tastes, because we all look for something different in a travel experience. This is how I came to spend some time in Nusa Dua, Bali…
During my travels throughout South East Asia I had previously used Malaysia, or more specifically Kuala Lumpur, for a stopover or transit point. However during a visit in 2016 I was to discover a South East Asian country that has a thriving cosmopolitan capital, a blend of cultures, a rich history of British rule, densely…
we all had one thing in common on our recent trip to Krabi in Thailand, and that was the desire to kick back and relax for seven rejuvenating days!
So is South East Asia the right travel destination for you? I think it is an acquired taste and like a lot of things in life you need to try it at least once to make up your own mind. For me I unreservedly give South East Asia the “thumbs up”!
Koh Samui is one place I could definitely return to again and again, just for the sheer relaxing vibe that it exudes.
Pattaya provided all the perfect things that a thriving beach resort city should offer: long stretches of sandy beaches, world-class resort hotels, water activities aplenty, beachfront restaurants and bars, great shopping and tourist attractions.
Made up of over 17,000 volcanic islands, Indonesia has something unique to offer everyone. Blessed with rich jungles, imposing volcanoes, and hundreds of kilometres of gorgeous beachfront there is plenty to do and see.
Sihanoukville, the capital of the Sihanoukville Province was not the prettiest of the Asian cities I have visited, however it does have some lovely palm-fringed beaches, tropical islands and the mangrove jungles of Ream National Park.
Considered Vietnam’s most famous seaside resort town, Nha Trang attracts foreign tourists for its stunningly pristine beaches and as a spot for scuba diving and snorkelling.